News & Notices
As part of the 2020 municipal budget proceedings, Collingwood Council approved the continuation of what had been a two-year theatre management pilot project. Renewed for an additional three years (pending annual budget approvals) the Town of Collingwood through the Parks, Recreation & Culture (PRC) Department will continue to manage the 100-seat black box Simcoe Street Theatre as tenants of 65 Simcoe Street, owned by Richard and Anke Lex.
The Town of Collingwood is offering an additional Public Swim time on Friday, February 21 from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM at the Centennial Aquatic Centre. Regular admission fees and policy will be in effect. At the Eddie Bush Memorial Arena, there will be Shinny Hockey for High School aged kids from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM and for Elementary School aged kids from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM. Admission for Shinny is $5 per person and full equipment is required.
Hidden among the trees along the Train Trail beside Central Park Arena is a series of forest creatures. Can you find the wise owls keeping watch, or the mischievous squirrels playing in the trees? Forest creatures of all kinds are hiding in the trees along the pathway! Use your flashlight or mobile phone light to spot them in the woods and keep track of your progress on the game card!
As per the Town of Collingwood By-law No. 2012-068, commencing March 1 and ending April 30 unless otherwise advised through notification, load restrictions are in effect on most roads in the Town of Collingwood. Some of these exceptions are Hurontario Street, Highway 26 Connecting Link, and other roads leading into the Industrial areas. Should axle weight restrictions be in effect, signage will be posted on the road. For a listing of the unrestricted roads, please visit the Town’s Roads Page or contact the Public Works Office at 705-445-1351.
You are invited to attend the first Community Workshop on the Town of Collingwood's Official Plan Update on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 in the Collingwood Public Library's Community Rooms B & C. Three Workshop sessions are planned. Please register for the session that best suits your schedule.
Heritage Week provides a wonderful opportunity for individuals and communities to reflect on their contributions to Ontario, how heritage is conserved, promoted, and commemorated, and how they might shape the future.
Mayor Saunderson proclaims February 20, 2020 as “Kin Canada Day” in the Town of Collingwood and declares the week of February 16-22, 2020 as “Kin Canada Week” a Celebration of Kinsmen, Kinettes and Kin members.
National Flag of Canada Day is the perfect opportunity to show our Canadian pride and honour our iconic flag! Celebrating 55 years of rich history in 2020, our flag unites all Canadians and reflects the common values we hold so dear - equality, diversity and inclusion.
Please take notice of the Family Day long weekend schedule for municipal facilities like the Town Hall, Library, Pool, Museum, and Arenas.
Join the fun in Collingwood on Monday, February 17. Swimming at the Centennial Aquatic Centre. Sledge Hockey Try-it-on at the Central park Arena. Outdoor Skating Rink at Central Park!